Bandy, Samuel (Cleveland)

Wednesday, April 14, 2021
Samuel Bandy, 50, of Cleveland, woke up in eternity on April 13, 2021. He worked at Cleveland Tire Center for over 28 years with his good friend, Andy. He was formerly a member of The Church of God and The Church of God of Prophecy. Sam is currently a member of Family Worship Center Media Church.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Stant & Vinie Crittenden, of Bradley County and Carl & Nellie Bandy, of Bradley County; parents, Jack D. & Louise Bandy, also of Bradley County.

Survived by his wife, Lisa Bandy; daughter, Amanda Casey; grandson, Hayden Casey; siblings, Saran Gentry, Dean Bandy, Steven Bandy and Crystal Scherer; and several nieces and nephews.

A visitation will be held from 3-6 p.m. on Tuesday, April 20, 2021 at Companion Funeral Home, Cleveland, with a memorial service to begin at 6 p.m. in the chapel, with Brother Randy Warren and Brother George Warren officiating.

Billingsley, Theresa L. Hundley (Jasper)

Griffin, Ray Wooten, Jr. (Dayton)

Harvey, Raymond Howard, Jr. (Graysville)


At the setting of the sun, the Lord and the angels guided Theresa L. Hundley Billingsley to her heavenly home on Monday, May 10, 2021. Theresa was a resident of Jasper, and had been married ... (click for more)

Ray Wooten Griffin, Jr., 76, died early Friday, May 7, 2021, at his river home in Dayton, Tennessee, from complications of congestive heart disease. He was affectionately known as Skip and ... (click for more)

Raymond Howard Harvey, Jr., 63, of Graysville, passed away on Sunday, May 9, 2021, at Rhea Medical Center. He was born in Graysville on Oct. 17, 1957, to the late Raymond Howard Harvey, Sr. ... (click for more)



Area Obituaries

Billingsley, Theresa L. Hundley (Jasper)

At the setting of the sun, the Lord and the angels guided Theresa L. Hundley Billingsley to her heavenly home on Monday, May 10, 2021. Theresa was a resident of Jasper, and had been married to the late Clifford Billingsley. She was born on February 22, 1964 to the late Larry Dale Hundley and Mary Katherine Burnett Hundley. Theresa had worked for Walmart as a retail associate. ... (click for more)

Griffin, Ray Wooten, Jr. (Dayton)

Ray Wooten Griffin, Jr., 76, died early Friday, May 7, 2021, at his river home in Dayton, Tennessee, from complications of congestive heart disease. He was affectionately known as Skip and was fond of saying, “Call me Skip. Call me Skipper. But never ever call me Skippy.” With his bright brown eyes twinkling, he would tell countless jokes, with snappy, off-the-cuff punch-lines. ... (click for more)

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Peggy Evans Thomas

Peggy Evans Thomas, 98, passed away peacefully on May 5, 2021. She was born March 22, 1923, in Chattanooga, Tennessee, to the late Theodore I. Evans, Sr., and Faith Elliott Evans. Although she spent nearly her entire life in Chattanooga, her family lived in Georgia for part of her youth, and she earned a diploma from Montezuma High School in Montezuma, Ga., in 1940, when students ... (click for more)

William “Bill” Hobert Russell

William “Bill” Hobert Russell was born on September 8, 1942, in Hamilton County (Chattanooga), Tennessee to the late Curtis Lee and Wilma Mae (Jones) Russell. He was the third son of seven brothers and five sisters. William passed away peacefully on Monday, May 3, 2021. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three daughters, Lisa Martin, Darla M. Russell-Ferrell, ... (click for more)

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